Accountant II

Location
Orange, Texas
Salary
Commensurate with Experience
Posted
Mar 15, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Lamar State College-Orange invites applications for the position of Accountant IILamar State College-Orange (LSC-O) is a two-year state supported college in Orange, Texas.  The campus is located in the southeast corner of Texas, near the Louisiana border and 100 miles east of Houston.  LSC-O has a current enrollment of approximately 2,600 students, and offers technical, academic, and public service programs.

The Accountant II reports to the Director of Finance. The Accountant lI performs professional accounting work (some advanced), with administrative responsibility for all aspects of billing, receipting, and collecting of agency funds. The Accountant II works under the Director of Finance with latitude for technical judgement in accomplishment of most phases of work. 

Requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Accounting or related area.  Higher education experience preferred.

Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, cash management and financial accounting including procedures affecting maintenance of accounting records. Working knowledge of state regulations and policies pertaining to public funds and government finance preferred. Ability to operate microcomputers or computer systems with proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Word; knowledge of mainframe systems a plus. Ability to work accurately with numerical detail; to analyze, consolidate, and interpret accounting data in clear concise form; ability to meet deadlines. Skill in use of calculator, personal computer, and related office machines. Must comply with established agency policies and standards.

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215.

Lamar State College – Orange is an EEO/TSUS Institution.